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You Can Thank Me Later – 3 Reasons To Stop Thinking About Better Sleep

February 28, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Better Sleep I know many of you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Maybe you’ve tried sticking to a normal routine, getting exercise and sunshine during the day, having a warm bath at night. In the rest of this post I am going to share with you my favourite three reasons why you can […]

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Bone Broth Benefits: Insomnia, IBS, Anxiety and Stress

October 10, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bone Broth Benefits Do you experience IBS, constipation, food sensitivities, stress, anxiety, insomnia, or joint inflammation from arthritis? If so, this video on the benefits of bone broth is for you. A lot of us can relate to experiencing stress and anxiety. We go through periods when we take on too much work, we do […]

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Trouble sleeping? Soothe yourself to sleep with this luxurious self-massage

February 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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With Special Guest – Rachel Richards When I ask my clients how much sleep they get, most of them laugh. We are an overworked, sleep-deprived society. Most of us don’t give ourselves the time we need to rest and restore our bodies. And even when we do, many of us have trouble falling or staying […]

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Who Else Wants A Deep Night’s Sleep?

December 14, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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foot massage for insomnia According to Ayurvedic medicine, our feet contain reflexology points that map out all the organs and parts of our bodies. For thousands of years, Ayurvedic medicine has recommended foot massage as part of your nightly routine before retiring to bed at night. Why would that be? Because your entire body is […]

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Sleep and the Moon Phases

January 21, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Moon’s Effects on Sleep Hi Melissa. I´ve noticed something about my sleep when its full moon. I have trouble falling asleep and I wake up several times in the night. Is that normal and would you explain why it is so? Thank you 🙂 Love from Rikke in Denmark;-) Stay tuned all the way to […]

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Is your habitual posture causing you joint compression and pain

December 21, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Joint Compression Stay tuned all the way to the end so I can tell you where to go to get 3 quick and easy posture breaks to avoid connective tissue dehydration, joint compression and pain. As human beings the habitual posture that we take more than any other posture is that of sitting in a […]

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What is Brain Yoga and Why Do We Need It?

December 16, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Brain Yoga Stay tuned all the way to the end and I will tell you how to get 3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Cross-Crawling Into Your Daily Life Habitual movements and postures such as sitting in chairs for long periods of time, keyboarding and texting, causes something called sensory motor amnesia, that is patterns of […]

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Best Time of Day to Go to Bed for a Good Night’s Sleep

December 14, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Sleep Do you have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep at night? If so you are not alone. Ayurvedic medicine and the Ayurvedic clock has some guidelines that may be helpful for you. Ayurveda is a sacred system of science and philosophy that is designed to help you connect with the truth in your daily […]

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The Problem with the Chair and Screen Habit and How Yoga Can Help

November 23, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Wrist Stretches Stay tuned all the way to the end because I’m going to tell you where you can go to get a pdf of 3 easy steps on how to take a break from the chair and screen habit. We live in a world where we spend too much time sitting, specifically sitting in […]

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Yoga for Sleep

January 15, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Is there a kind of yoga that’s good to do in the evening that’s conducive to improved sleep? Hi Alina, we have a Yoga for Evening sequence that we created that we give away for free when you go to https://www.melissawest.com and sign up for my newsletter, you will also get a free yoga for […]

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